There are mainly three types of leather which are used to custom leather labels: real/genuine leather label, faux leather patches (pu leather patches), suede clothing labels.
Real/genuine leather label
The genuine leather label are from animal skins, like pig skin, cattle skin or crocodile skin. It has elegant appearance, soft and plump feel, good durability and flexibility, every genuine leather label has its unique texture, Real leather label usually is 2mm thickness, and feels heavy. But price is relatively higher.
Our genuine leather label generally use split leather. Although its sturdiness and durability are not as good as full grain leather, its price is lower and its appearance is similar. As a label, it is the most suitable choice. Of course, if you need luxurious genuine leather labels, you can also choose full grain leather with the strongest and most durable.
Faux leather patches (pu leather patches)
Faux leather patches is fake leather, it is one of the synthetic leathers, mainly using the PU resin. It is due to the high cost of real leather label leading to the popularity of synthetic leather label. PU leather is the best material for faux leather patches. Its surface looks very similar to real leather label, but its breathability, abrasion resistance, and cold resistance are not as good as genuine leather label. PU leather labels is usually 1.2mm thickness, it feels light. The texture is more regular and neat than the genuine leather label, and the color is more uniform.
Suede clothing labels
Suede clothing labels also belongs to synthetic leather, also called suede microfiber labels. The main feature is that it is very soft to touch and slightly stretchable. Suede clothing labels both sides are of suede effect, so it is very soft, and it is very thin and light. Compare to Pu leather labels, Suede clothing labels is more durable.
Genuine leather labels and faux leather patches cannot be washed or exposed to the sun. Please store in a dry and cool place.